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History Unbound: Broome County

Broome County Digital Collections on NYHeritage

These are collections about Broome County.  To see a full list of contributing organizations from Broome County, which have posted material about other areas, click here.

Images of Broome County from other digital collections

Broome County Repositories

Repositories in Broome County with notes about collection materials of special interest

Endicott Johnson Materials

Lantern slides are positive transparent photographs made on glass and viewed with the aid of a “magic lantern,” the predecessor of the slide projector.   This collection from the New York State Archives shows includes a series about the shoemaking process.

Shoemaking: Sewing uppers together. Endicott Johnson Plant, Endicott, NY

This snippet from a 1924 issue of the Endicott Johnson's Workers Magazine shows a letter from president George F. Johnson. Consider how many more benefits EJ workers had than average workers across the country as students respond to the news that 1924 "is not a vacation-with-pay year."

On the Delaware, six miles east of Deposit

Broome County Newspapers

Broome Directories & Yearbooks

Broome County History Books & Publications

Maps of Broome County

Broome County Reports & Studies

Deposit, NY

This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council with funding from the Institue for Museum and Library Services.